Security Tips

Me on the Web: Control what others see about you online and protect your privacy

Read: 7,962 Have you ever Google-d yourself and try to find information about you which are easily accessible to anyone around the world? Ever wondered if you could have deleted some ‘ugly’ stuffs about you from the Internet? Well, that’s exactly what Google is trying to do with their new tool, Me on the Web. Me on the Web can… Read More »Me on the Web: Control what others see about you online and protect your privacy

Beware of Phishing scams- Protect your identity and money

Read: 9,249 I just happen to see the following email in the Junk mail folder in Hotmail. I thought I should share this piece of information with you guys. It’s about Phishing and how innocent people get cheated online and lose their money and identity. What is Phishing? Phishing is an e-mail fraud method where legitimate-looking emails are sent out… Read More »Beware of Phishing scams- Protect your identity and money

iOS 4.3.3 Update removes the location tracking

Read: 5,552 I posted earlier on iPhone tracking users location using the location services. Apple has recently released an update, iOS 4.3.3 which reduces the size of the cache file, This means that, iPhone will not store our location data anymore and will not sync this location information with the computer we use to sync our phone with. Apple has… Read More »iOS 4.3.3 Update removes the location tracking

Job Scam Alert from JobStreet.com

Read: 13,694 I recently received an email alert from www.jobstreet.com, notifying about the recent scam, the message is shown below. Beware of similar scams as scammers are getting more and more sophisticated in their attack modes. Job Scam Alert Dear Aneesh, We’ve noticed an increase in the amount of job scams recently. Scammers are pretending to be reputable Multinational Corporations,… Read More »Job Scam Alert from JobStreet.com

Beware of scammers promising Osama Bin Laden’s death videos and photos

Read: 6,466 Facebook and emails are being flooded with scams claiming to show you death videos and photos of Osama Bin Laden since his death. FBI is warning people to be ware of these sort of emails and Facebook posts because they contain viruses that can seriously damage your computer. Once your computer is affected with this virus, it starts… Read More »Beware of scammers promising Osama Bin Laden’s death videos and photos

Control how Facebook Places work for you and protect your privacy

Read: 5,564 Edit your Facebook Places privacy settings in following few steps and protect your privacy. In case you think that you’ve nothing to lose by someone knowing where you “Check in”, you may please choose not to read further. Step 1: Log on to your Facebook and click on Privacy Settings and Customize settings as highlighted. Step 2: Look… Read More »Control how Facebook Places work for you and protect your privacy

Attackers take control of your system by exploiting latest Adobe Flash player vulnerability

Read: 4,800 Adobe has released a Critical security alert on a serious vulnerability exploitation via emails on Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.153.1 and earlier versions for Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris operating systems, version 10.2.154.25 and earlier for Chrome users and 10.2.156.12 and earlier for Android users. According to Adobe, a critical security alert means “A vulnerability, which, if exploited… Read More »Attackers take control of your system by exploiting latest Adobe Flash player vulnerability

Someone Hack into Your Facebook or Email? How Secure is Your Password?

Read: 5,234 Computers and digital devices have become an unavoidable part of our life. We use passwords for every other thing that we do, for our emails, Internet Banking, ATM cards, Phones and the list can go on and on… How many times we reuse the same passwords for all of the various accounts we have? Most of us forget… Read More »Someone Hack into Your Facebook or Email? How Secure is Your Password?

iPhone tracks user’s location in hidden file and storing it unprotected causes serious security breach

Read: 5,380 You may have been hearing much about iPhone user’s movements being tracked and stored without the user’s knowledge . Researchers found that Apple started recording location log, that is continually updated, on a file inside your iPhone and on the Computers that phone is sycned since iOS 4.0 release in June 2010. The log file named “consolidated.db” contains… Read More »iPhone tracks user’s location in hidden file and storing it unprotected causes serious security breach